Vanguard Welcomes Innovative and Outdoor-Ready Footwear Company

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A leading designer and manufacturer in outdoor and western footwear, Vanguard’s newest client specializes in developing advanced footwear technologies that outperform in a variety of demanding work environments. For this client, product quality is non-negotiable, and so is customer service.

S&OP System for the Footwear Industry

The manufacturer will pivot their demand planning, inventory, and replenishment processes with Vanguard Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) solution.  With a new S&OP system, they will align sales and operations teams around a common set of goals, taking advantage of real-time demand updates, artificial intelligence, and workflows. Using this solution, the manufacturer will better serve their clients while lowering their own costs.

Vanguard S&OP system balances demand with supply and capacity, evaluates probabilistic-based plans with trade-offs, and tracks performance in real-time. Vanguard helps achieve higher and more reliable revenues, improve margins, and increased profitability.

About Vanguard Software

Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on the Vanguard Predictive Planning™ platform to reduce overstocks, optimize inventory distribution, reduce supply costs with an agile platform based on advanced algorithmic modeling. Based in Cary, North Carolina, Vanguard Software makes every supply chain more resilient through better forecasting, scheduling, and replenishment.